Indian Journal of Health Social Work
PARENTAL EXPECTATIONS DURING CONVERSATION WITH ADOLESCENTS
Kritika Kapoor1, Prashant Srivastava2
1M.Sc. Human Development and Family Relations, Punjab University, Chandigarh. 2Psychiatric
Social Worker, Dept. of Psychiatry, Kalpana Chawla Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Karnal,
Haryana and Ph.D Scholar, Dept. of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Correspondence: Kritika Kapoor, e-mail id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Background: Communication is the transfer of the information from one person to another person and it can be verbal, for example, one person talking to another person, or it can be nonverbal, for example, a scowl on a person’s face that will probably let other people know he is angry. Communication can be positive or negative, effective or ineffective. Communication between parents and children that is ineffective or negative can lead children to believe that they are unimportant, unheard, or misunderstood.
Aim: To assess parental expectations during conversation with adolescents. Method: It was a cross sectional study involving 100 adolescents male selected through purposive sampling technique. Self prepared semi structured interview schedule was used for data collection.
Results and Conclusion: The result of the present study indicated that the adolescent’s males had open and comfortable discussion on educational issues (24%) with their parents and they have been spending maximum average duration of 30-45 minutes for the conversation.
Keywords: Expectations, communication & time duration.
ISSN: 2582-1393 (Online)